Rwanda Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,563
No. Of products 2,242
No. Of partners 109
Imports (in US$ Mil) 3,737
No. Of products 3,544
No. Of partners 174

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.25
Index of export market penetration1.62
World Growth12.59
Country Growth-9.08

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)666,301,388.94
Service exports (BoP, current US$)579,024,724.29
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)35.16
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)19.54

Rwanda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Congo, Dem. Rep.587 37.59
United Arab Emirates437 27.97
Tanzania97 6.18
United Kingdom45 2.86
Pakistan37 2.38
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China716 19.15
Tanzania496 13.28
United Arab Emirates306 8.18
India296 7.92
Kenya281 7.52

Rwanda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials293 18.78 219 5.87 2.28
Intermediate goods574 36.74 1,181 31.61 8.07
Consumer goods577 36.93 1,597 42.73 21.70
Capital goods118 7.55 740 19.80 3.02

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...360,946.44
Petroleum oils, etc, ...109,307.74
Black tea (fermented ...100,245.93
Instruments and appl ...87,628.66
Coffee, not roasted ...80,616.21
Gold in unwrought fo ...368,262.26
Petroleum oils, etc, ...357,074.91
Palm oil (excl. crud ...119,736.52
Electric generating ...104,945.65
Cane or beet sugar, ...98,291.33

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Rwanda

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.90
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,373,082.99
Maximum Rate (%) 653.79
Weighted Average (%) 11.97
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 43.76

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.17
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.11

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All25

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2011

No Of NTM Measures (2011)36
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2011)2,239

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)11,055
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)840.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,727.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-15.62

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank38
Trading Across Borders Rank88

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.99
LPI Rank62